Paralegal Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

In Las Cruces, there is only one paralegal school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Las Cruces, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Paralegal Employment

Las Cruces 120
New Mexico 2,220

Of the 2,220 paralegals employed in New Mexico, 120 work in Las Cruces. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of paralegals in Las Cruces has grown by 300%. As the number of paralegals in Las Cruces has increased, overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Paralegal employment growth

2,370 2,450 2,410 2,340 2,220
30 No data No data 100 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$36,770 $31,560 $35,460 $38,800 $31,925
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

Salaries for paralegals in Las Cruces have decreased. In 2010 Las Cruces paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $31,925. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Las Cruces made an average salary of $36,770 per year. The decline in the salary of paralegals in Las Cruces is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Las Cruces

10th percentile
$23,030
25th percentile
$25,565
50th percentile
$28,955
75th percentile
$33,125
90th percentile
$47,775

Las Cruces paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $28,955. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 107%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,030 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $47,775 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Las Cruces

Homeland Security
$24,470
Criminal Justice
$30,100
Paralegal
$31,925
Law
$44,350

On average paralegal salaries in Las Cruces are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Las Cruces

1

There is only one accredited paralegal school in the city. Many of Las Cruces' paralegals are graduates of this school.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Las Cruces

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Las Cruces' paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Las Cruces

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

In 2010 approximately 6 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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